The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 18 13 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 10 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.99% 14.17% 10.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.26% 15.35% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 35 28
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,300 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
121 228 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 84.62% 92.31% 86.08%
Number of salaries quoted 107 220 241
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bedford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 31 (77.50%) Degree
2 28 (70.00%) C#
3 27 (67.50%) C++
3 27 (67.50%) .NET
3 27 (67.50%) ASP.NET
4 24 (60.00%) Computer Science
4 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (57.50%) MVC
6 22 (55.00%) Git (software)
7 21 (52.50%) Scrum
7 21 (52.50%) HTML
7 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
8 20 (50.00%) Computer Vision
9 19 (47.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (47.50%) AngularJS
9 19 (47.50%) Web Development
10 18 (45.00%) CSS
10 18 (45.00%) HTML5
11 17 (42.50%) CSS3
12 15 (37.50%) PhD
13 14 (35.00%) jQuery
14 13 (32.50%) .NET Framework
14 13 (32.50%) gulp
14 13 (32.50%) Grunt
15 11 (27.50%) Mathematics
15 11 (27.50%) Physics
15 11 (27.50%) Linux
15 11 (27.50%) Python
16 10 (25.00%) SQL
17 8 (20.00%) Games

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) SaaS
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (55.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (47.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (32.50%) Grunt
3 13 (32.50%) gulp
4 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (15.00%) Subversion
6 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 3 (7.50%) Selenium
8 2 (5.00%) Appium
8 2 (5.00%) NUnit
8 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
8 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.50%) Bower
9 1 (2.50%) JDeveloper
General
1 8 (20.00%) Electronics
1 8 (20.00%) Games
2 3 (7.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Developer
2 19 (47.50%) .NET Developer
2 19 (47.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 19 (47.50%) C# Developer
3 17 (42.50%) Web Developer
4 13 (32.50%) .NET Web Developer
4 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (32.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (32.50%) C# Web Developer
4 13 (32.50%) Software Engineer
5 10 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Junior
7 4 (10.00%) Junior Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Junior Web Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (67.50%) .NET
1 27 (67.50%) ASP.NET
2 21 (52.50%) HTML
3 19 (47.50%) AngularJS
4 18 (45.00%) CSS
4 18 (45.00%) HTML5
5 17 (42.50%) CSS3
6 14 (35.00%) jQuery
7 13 (32.50%) .NET Framework
8 8 (20.00%) Yocto
9 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (15.00%) Web Services
10 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (12.50%) WCF
11 4 (10.00%) Entity Framework
12 3 (7.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 3 (7.50%) MFC
12 3 (7.50%) OpenGL
12 3 (7.50%) STL
13 2 (5.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 24 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (27.50%) Mathematics
2 11 (27.50%) Physics
3 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) MVC
3 21 (52.50%) Scrum
4 20 (50.00%) Computer Vision
5 19 (47.50%) Web Development
6 4 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (7.50%) Multithreading
7 3 (7.50%) SDLC
8 2 (5.00%) Agile Testing
8 2 (5.00%) API Testing
8 2 (5.00%) BDD
8 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.00%) Information Management
8 2 (5.00%) OO
8 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Dependency Management
9 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.50%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) C#
2 27 (67.50%) C++
3 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
4 11 (27.50%) Python
5 10 (25.00%) SQL
6 8 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (77.50%) Degree
2 15 (37.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Xamarin